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Thomasville Center of Hope to Host Ludacris’ Annual Holiday Charity Event
Posted Date: 12/18/2012 11:00 AM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Sonji Jacobs, Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-276-6866, cell 
sajacobs@atlantaga.gov 
Reese McCranie, Deputy Director
404-330-6006, office
404-886-2334, cell
rmccranie@atlantaga.gov 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/07/12

Media Advisory

Thomasville Center of Hope to Host Ludacris’ Annual Holiday Charity Event
The Ludacris Foundation to partner with Target and Thomasville Center of Hope for “LudaCrismas;” Thomasville students among Atlanta youth to receive toys, books and winter clothing


WHO:

Commissioner George Dusenbury, Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
Amy Phuong, Chief Service Officer, Office of the Mayor
Ludacris – rapper, actor and philanthropist
Robert Shields –President, Ludacris Foundation
Chaka Zulu – CEO, DTP Records
Monique Johnson – Executive Team Leader, Operations, Target
Thomasville Community and Atlanta Youth

WHAT:

In partnership with Target, The Ludacris Foundation will host its annual "LudaCrismas" holiday event at Thomasville Center of Hope. Each year, Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges provides a Christmas celebration to inner city youth from all over the Atlanta area with the donation of toys, books, and winter clothing.

Recently, Mayor Kasim Reed and city officials toured Thomasville Center of Hope and accepted a $1.5 million donation from Wells Fargo, which will aid students with academics, sports and character-building programs.

 WHEN:

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
4:00 p.m. -- 6:00 p.m.

 WHERE:

Thomasville Center of Hope,
1835 Henry Thomas Drive
Atlanta, GA 30315


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